Network Utilities

How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is an Action game published by Electronic Arts released in 2009.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is an action style game, which means that it is fast paced and designed to test your twitch style reflexes. Most action style games require you to accomplish actions like jumping over obstacles, climbing ladders, and sometime shooting. Action style games focus on keeping you in the center of the action at all times. Plan to have your reflexes ready while playing G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Forward Ports for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

When you are playing G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and on occasion even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

How to locate your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Our Network Utilities software makes port forwarding a breeze. You can be done in just a few minutes.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

  • Login to your router.
  • Find your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the appropriate box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • On occasion you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports To Forward for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

The ports that need to be forwarded for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra are as follows:

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480,5223,8080
  • UDP: 3074,3478-3479,3658

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra - Wii

  • TCP: 6667,12400,28910,29900,29901,29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra simply follow one of these links:

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.